Blazing Yellow Blurs

Blurs of bright yellow have been seen darting and dipping about my backyard lately.

The Yellow-rumped Warblers that have been sitting side by side so peacefully at the feeders these past several weeks are now engaged in some serious aerial attacks!  I guess the time has come to stake their territories and claim their mates.

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This fellow in the photos above was perched on a limb in the center of the yard, proudly poofing out all of his sunny spots.  I’m not sure if he was trash talking a rival or attempting to entice a female; either way, I found myself rooting for him!

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About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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12 Responses to Blazing Yellow Blurs

  1. Jodi says:

    so beautiful! 🙂

  2. I’d root for him too; he’s a spunky chap!

  3. Little Voice says:

    Once again you have taken some great pics.

  4. Was it you who called these birds “butterbutts”? 🙂 I think I will forever after mentally call them that, LOL

    • kathydoremus says:

      I do indeed call them that…but it’s a pretty common nickname; not one I can claim I cleverly made up. Unless of course you never heard it before; then I am taking full credit!

  5. Kathy, you and your butter-butts have been on my mind! I just arrived in Florida for vacay and there are Yellow-rumped Warblers everywhere! Remember my horrible capture of one a few weeks ago at my home? Well, I’ve nailed myself better images now, and it’s been exciting! YEA! 🙂

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